The first pyramid was the step pyramid at saqqara, built for king zoser in 2750 bc this first application of large scale technology, however, is often attributed to imhotep, the architect of the step pyramid he was not a pharaoh, but was the director of works of upper and lower egypt the superstructure of the pyramid was.
The pyramid of djoser (or djeser and zoser), or step pyramid (kbhw-ntrw in egyptian) is an archeological remain in the saqqara necropolis, egypt, northwest of the city of memphis it was built ca 27th century bc during the third dynasty for the burial of pharaoh djoser by his vizier, imhotep the pyramid is the central.
Pharaoh zoser was the first king of the third dynasty the serdab, on the this pyramid and the buildings comprising the funerary complex were designed by imhotep, the first architect whose name is recorded the stepped pyramid is midway between the earlier mastaba tombs and the perfected forms at giza it seems.
Khufu's son, pharaoh khafre, built the second pyramid at giza, circa 2520 bc his necropolis also included the sphinx, a mysterious limestone monument with the body of a lion and a pharaoh's head the sphinx may stand sentinel for the pharaoh's entire tomb complex the third of the giza pyramids is considerably. There are three huge pyramids in giza the dominant one if the great pyramid of cheops the royal barque was used to transport the deceased pharaoh over the nile the zoser step pyramid was one of the earliest pyramids, built around 2600 bc the citadel of salah ad-din is a spectacular hilltop medieval fortress built.